CNN Evening News for Friday, Jul 05, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The death of baseball's greatest hitter Ted Williams reported; scenes shown from Boston's Fenway Park where Ted's number 9 was cut into the grass.
(Studio: Keith Olbermann) Williams' life in baseball & the military service featured; performance & photos scenes shown. [WILLIAMS - talks about hitting; says his biggest regret was not playing well in the World Series.] [Voice of John GLENN- talks about Ted's combat pilot experience.] [Former player Yogi BERRA- says Ted was all business at the plate.] Baseball's appreciation of Williams in the 1980s noted. ["Boston Globe" sportswriter Dan SHAUGNESSY- offers perspective on Williams in Boston.] Williams' appearance at the 1999 All Star Game in Boston shown. [Son John Henry WILLIAMS- talks about his father.] [Red Sox minor league manager John SANDERS- explains why the Red Sox agreed to a tryout for John Henry.]
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